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Acadian Meat Pie Filling

  • One 5 lb. chicken
  • 3 lbs. pork
  • 1 medium onion, chopped finely
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tbsp summer savoury
  • salt and pepper to taste

Cook chicken whole, remove bones and cut into cubes. Mix all together; add chopped onion, spices, salt and pepper. Divide into four.

Pie Crust:

  • 6 cups flour
  • 4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 lb. lard
  • 2 cups milk (approximately - enough to make dough soft)

Roll out and make four 9-inch pie shells (double). Line pie plates; add meat mixture; add top crust and bake at 350 degrees until golden brown.

Makes four 9" pies.

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